Bertram Family Connection

January 10th, 2021

Looking Ahead

  • January is School Board Recognition Month!
  • Monday, January 17th: Martin Luther King Jr Day - BCISD Day of Service - This is a full school day dedicated to serving each other and our community.
  • Friday, January 28th: Fall Picture Retakes and Spring Group pictures
  • Monday, January 31st: Student Holiday/Staff Development Day
  • Wednesday, February 2nd: Donkey Day! (This is Bertram's version of Groundhog Day!)
  • Monday, February 7th: Spring Individual and Kindergarten Graduation Pictures
2021-2022 School Calendar- Updated 11/8/21

Updated to reflect student holidays on 11/29, 3/21, and 5/16.

Congratulations to Candace Reid, Bertram Elementary's January Gem of Appreciation

Coach Reid provides the children of Bertram Elementary with an exceptional physical education experience and is an all-around team player. Her colleagues say, "Coach Reid goes above and beyond to make her lessons and events fun and educational for the students. She puts a lot of heart into planning and never ceases to step in and help when a coworker needs it." We are grateful to have Coach Reid as a Bertram Bulldog!

Transportation Changes Information Reminders

Our school is growing and it is important that everyone know and follow the transportation change process.

  • If your child has a change in transportation, please email by 1:30 pm. This includes daily changes and permanent changes. Please indicate in your email if the change is just for today or if it is for every day.
  • At 1:30 pm, this email box is checked for a final time and all changes will be made.
  • After 1:30 pm, we print the transportation lists for teachers and dismissal staff.
  • No changes will be accepted after this time.
  • If you have an emergency, you may call and speak to Mrs. Harris about the situation and we will work together to support your student.
  • Voicemails, notes, text messages, phone calls, and emails to any other email address are not acceptable changes of transportation and will not be processed.
  • We do not accept transportation changes from students. Parents and guardians must communicate any changes by using the email address.
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Second Step

Each day a Bertram Elementary, students receive a brief lesson that addresses the social and emotional needs of our students. Topics include managing emotions, building relationships, and resolving conflict. Visit Second Step® Programs: Information for Families to learn more about Second Step Social and Emotional (SEL) Lessons at our school

Thank you to the BCISD School Board!

This month is National School Board Recognition Month! School Boards are an important part of the public school system. They help shape the public school experience for the communities that they serve. This month we are celebrating the BCISD School Board for their service to our community and to the children of Bertram and BCISD. Our school board members are elected volunteers who serve countless hours every school year in an unpaid capacity to support students and our community. Click here to learn more about the role of school boards in Texas schools.

Grandparents' Day Celebration Rescheduled for Friday, April 1st!

Please save the date for our annual Grandparents' celebration on April 1st , 2022. Details will be shared in the Spring semester.
Bertram Elementary Staff Favorite Things

Teachers & staff have shared a few of their favorite things. If you are looking to celebrate or appreciate your teacher click here. Staff are listed alphabetically by last name.

COVID Self Report Form

Please complete the Self Reporting Form to report a case of COVID-19 or orders to quarantine due to close contact from a medical professional. This form is for both students and campus visitors.

Birthday Treats & Forgotten Lunches

Birthday treats are allowed this year. Please send single-serve items. Items can be sent with students or dropped off in the office before 2:30 pm.

Birthday celebrations are reserved for the last 15 minutes of the day. Please communicate with your child's teacher if you intend to send in treats. They will be able to let you know the specific time.

If your child forgets their lunch, you may drop it off at the office. If your child does not have a lunch at lunchtime, they will be served a free hot lunch.

Skyward Family Access

Click here to log into Skyward Family Access to view your student's grades, attendance, progress reports, and report cards.

School Cafe Webpage

Complete an application for FREE or REDUCED priced lunch here. You can also add money to your child's lunch account by logging here.

Bertram Elementary School

  • 7:15am Student Drop Off/ Breakfast
  • 7:25am Office Opens
  • 7:40am School Begins
  • 7:45am Students arriving after this time are marked tardy
  • 9:00am Students not in attendance are marked absent
  • 1:30pm Any transportation changes DUE, please email:
  • 2:30pm All Early Checkouts must be complete - Remember to bring your picture ID to complete early check out
  • 3:20pm Student Dismissal
  • 3:45pm Office/School Closes